Pumpkin Spice Seltzers, Cereal and Ramen: The Fall Flavor is b...
Beverages - CPG - Dining - Fashion - Health & Beauty

Pumpkin spice lattes and donuts are all well and good, but does the arrival of fall mean everything has to be pumped up with pumpkin? Yes, apparently it does. How else to explain grocery store aisle...

USA Today
September 22, 2021

Ford, Argo AI, and Walmart to Launch Autonomous Vehicle Delive...
Automotive - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Tech

DEARBORN, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ford Motor Company, Argo AI and Walmart are working together to launch an autonomous vehicle delivery service in Miami, Austin, Texas, and Washington, D.C. — Walmar...

Faisal Hussain
September 16, 2021

Molson Coors Makes La Colombe Coffee Cans Available Nationwide
Beverages - Retail

Philadelphia-based coffee roaster La Colombe is expanding its reach. With the help of the Molson Coors Beverage Company, the brewer's ready-to-drink lattes and coffees will be more widely accessible. ...

Thrillist
September 13, 2021

Walmart Teams With Instacart In War With Amazon
Branding - Online

As part of its effort to provide quick, cheap delivery and compete with Amazon, Walmart recently expanded an alliance with Instacart. So far it’s a relatively narrow partnership, but it’s a big de...

Forbes
September 13, 2021

Inside the Walmart, Target and CVS Reusable Bag Pilots
CPG - Retail

The pilots are a culmination of an open innovation challenge that selected nine startups to fund and bring through an accelerator program. Now, three solutions — GOATOTE’s kiosk to rent reusable b...

GreenBiz
September 9, 2021

Walmart, Meredith Corp. Pair Up to Provide Meal Solutions
CPG - Health & Beauty - Household

Making it that much easier for consumers to buy and prepare meals, leading grocer Walmart and venerable publisher Meredith Corp. are providing a bookend solution through a new collaboration. Using sho...

Progressive Grocer
September 9, 2021

Impossible Foods Surpasses Animal Meat With Impossible Chicken...
CPG - Dining - Press Releases

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Today, Impossible Foods announced the launch of its newest product – Impossible Chicken Nuggets Made From Plants(opens in a new tab) – marking a major milestone in consu...

Faisal Hussain
September 7, 2021

Walmart, Like Amazon, Seeks Cryptocurrency Lead
Finance - Retail

Walmart is looking to get in on the action with cryptocurrencies as the United States' largest private employer has initiated a search on Monday for a digital currency and cryptocurrency product lead....

Fox Business
August 16, 2021

Walmart Hands US Media Duties to Publicis
Retail

Publicis scores a major piece of new business following a request for proposal (RFP) process that Walmart marketing chief William White described in a statement as "incredibly competitive." The accoun...

Marketing Dive
August 13, 2021

Why Do American Grocery Stores Still Have an Ethnic Aisle?
CPG - Retail

In 2019, Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, accelerated its effort to move products from the ethnic aisle into other parts of the store. Local retail chains, like Food Bazaar in the New Y...

The New York Times
August 10, 2021

SideChef and Walmart Partnership Offers Simple Solution To Hom...
Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Tech

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With back-to-school season on the horizon, many families are adjusting to the return to in-person learning. To help folks adapt to this busy time, Si...

Faisal Hussain
August 10, 2021

Bloomingdales Opens New Sexual Wellness Shop
Health & Beauty - Online - Retail

In emails to customers this morning, the retailer announced it was “Introducing the Sexual Wellness Shop,” an online-only offering featuring “The ultimate self-love essentials from our favorite ...

Forbes
August 3, 2021

CVS Health, Target & Walmart Together Launch In-store Pil...
Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag, managed by Closed Loop Partners, reached a significant milestone a year after its founding:...

Faisal Hussain
August 2, 2021

Walmart Will Require Some Workers to Wear Masks in Stores
Retail

Walmart said Friday that it will begin requiring masks for store workers in high-risk counties in the U.S. as determined by the latest CDC rankings, regardless of vaccine status and effective immediat...

CNBC
July 30, 2021

Walmart to Pay 100% of College Tuition and Books for Associate...
Press Releases - Retail

BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 27, 2021 — Today, Walmart announced it will pay 100% of college tuition and books for associates through its Live Better U (LBU) education program. Starting Aug. 16, the...

Faisal Hussain
July 29, 2021

Walmart Partners with Adobe to Sell Its Retail Technology
Retail - Tech

If you can’t beat Amazon, join it. By selling its own technologies to other retailers, namely its cloud-based services, via a partnership with Adobe, Walmart is diversifying its operations beyond r...

Adweek
July 29, 2021

Walmart Introduces New Premium Private Label Wines
Beverages - Retail

The Winemakers Selection Reserve series features five wine varietals sourced from around the world, including an Argentinian Malbec, Italian Pinot Grigio and French Rosé, for $10 a bottle. Walmart...

GroceryDive
July 22, 2021

Etsy, Walmart Top List of 2021’s Fastest Growing E-Comme...
Online - Retail

The top 15 U.S. retailers by e-commerce sales will account for 72.3% of total e-commerce sales in the United States this year. That’s according to a report from eMarketer, which noted that eight of...

Chain Store Age
July 21, 2021

Feeding America Launches OrderAhead – A Convenient, Onli...
CPG - Non-Profit - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases

Over the past year, as layoffs and business closures interrupted the incomes of millions of people in America, many individuals and families faced a difficult realization—they were not able to affor...

Faisal Hussain
July 21, 2021

Walmart is Testing an All-Self-Checkout Supercenter
Retail - Tech

Walmart is testing an all-self-checkout Supercenter. It’s calling the process “hosted checkout” because employees are standing by to help if customers need it. Kroger has been testing all self-...

The Dallas Morning News
July 16, 2021

Amazon Takes a Step Closer to UPS
Online - Retail - Tech

Amazon’s off-platform logistics business, Multi-Channel Fulfillment, scored one of its biggest partnerships yet. Multi-Channel Fulfillment allows brands to use Amazon’s transportation and fulfill...

Modern Retail
July 16, 2021

Walmart Teams With Tween Brand Justice to Boost Fashion Assort...
Fashion - Retail

In an ongoing effort to revitalize its apparel business, Walmart said on Thursday (July 15) that it will add the popular Justice brand line of kids' clothing and accessories to roughly half of its U.S...

Pymnts
July 15, 2021

Sam’s Club Introduces Scan & Ship Buying
Retail - Tech

Sam's Club has unveiled a new app feature to get its big-ticket items home with buyers without having to worry about cramming it into your car or organizing a truck. Scan & Ship, which is being tr...

CNET
July 13, 2021

Despite Online Growth, Stores Will Still Account for Three-Fou...
Retail

E-commerce in the U.S. grew 30% in 2020, its fastest growth rate since 2002, according to an emailed report from Forrester. Yet, the research firm projects that 72% of retail will still take place off...

Retail Dive
July 12, 2021

The Future of Online Retail Looks a Lot Like QVC
Online - Retail

Retailers as varied as Walmart, Amazon, Gucci and Levi’s are experimenting with live-stream shopping events, which are projected to generate $11 billion in U.S. sales this year. Live-streamed shopp...

The Washington Post
July 9, 2021

Walmart & Ibotta Enter Into Multi-Year Partnership
Finance - Retail

Walmart and Ibotta announced a strategic agreement to create and launch a new digital offers program on Walmart.com and the Walmart app. Through this new program, Walmart customers will have access to...

Walmart
July 2, 2021

Target, Gap, Bed Bath & Beyond Step Up Linen Offerings
Household - Retail

Merchandise from PillowSheets, which makes a patented bedsheet that “eliminates loose bedding and integrates a pillow system,” will roll out on Target’s website before arriving in some of the re...

Pymnts
July 2, 2021

Walmart Launches Private Label Insulin Brand
Health & Beauty - Retail

Walmart is launching the first-ever and only private brand analog insulin, offering a steep discount on the prescription used to control high blood sugar in millions of diabetes patients. The new bra...

Yahoo! Finance
June 30, 2021

Clif Climbs Into Ready-to-Eat Cereal Category
CPG

Clif Bar & Co. is taking on the ready-to-eat cereal category with a new line of breakfast cereal. Additionally, Clif Cereal packaging is the company’s first to deliver against its Ellen McArthu...

Food Business News
June 29, 2021

Walmart & Greet Dot Partner to Offer MoneyCard as as Dema...
Finance - Retail

Walmart and Green Dot today announced the Walmart MoneyCard issued by Green Dot Bank is now offered as a demand deposit account (“DDA”) better equipped to help Walmart customers save money and liv...

Walmart
June 29, 2021

Shoppers Would Buy More Secondhand Clothes if They Could Skip ...
Fashion - Retail

The resale market is expected to more than double over the next five years to become a $77 billion industry in 2025, and some 44% of consumers think the government should promote a more sustainable ap...

CNBC
June 23, 2021

The Best Deals for Prime Day from Best Buy, Target, Amazon, Wa...
Online - Retail

Updated constantly, Prime Day deals have arrived! The Wirecutter Deals team is hard at work sifting through thousands of discounts to find you the best hassle-free deals on Wirecutter picks. For the ...

Wirecutter
June 21, 2021

Target Bets on Grocery for its “Deal Days” Promot...
Retail

Target is adding food and beverages to Deal Days, its sales event and answer to Amazon Prime Day. The coming months will test whether Target and other grocers can convince consumers to keep filling up...

CNBC
June 21, 2021

Walmart Invests in Drone Provider
Electronics - Retail - Tech

Walmart is showing clear confidence in the future of drone delivery. The discount giant is following up on a pilot it ran with nationwide drone services provider DroneUp in fall 2020 to deliver at-ho...

CSA
June 18, 2021

Amazon Will Overtake Walmart as the Largest U.S. Retailer in 2...
Online - Retail

Amazon’s U.S. retail business is the “fastest growing at scale,” according to the company’s analysts. Between 2014 and 2020, Amazon’s U.S. gross merchandise volume, or GMV — a closely watc...

CNBC
June 14, 2021

Macy’s, JCPenney, and Other Retailers Partner with Resal...
Fashion - Tech

Over the past couple of years, resale has continued to make gains — propelled by millennial and Gen Z shoppers who not only increasingly use digital platforms but also have become more cognizant of ...

Footwear News
June 14, 2021

Walmart to Distribute GNC Products in Stores & Online
Health & Beauty - Online - Retail

Select GNC products will be sold at Walmart stores and on the retailing giant's website under the terms of a new agreement. The new relationship would give the Pittsburgh company's products exposure t...

Walmart Joins Target in Thanksgiving Store Closures
Retail

The decision is part of Walmart's overall effort to keep an eye on its associates' mental health and well-being throughout the pandemic. The company said it gave employees expanded access to no-cost c...

RetailDive
June 7, 2021

Target Joins Amazon & Walmart with Online Summer Event
Retail - Toys

The big three are going at it on the cusp of the summer solstice. Target is joining the fray alongside Walmart (Deals for Days) and Amazon (Prime Day) with the return of its Deal Days promotion. The...

The Toy Book
June 4, 2021

The Gap is Back… Sales Top Pre-Pandemic Levels
Fashion - Retail

Gap’s fiscal first-quarter sales surpassed pre-pandemic levels. Shoppers turned to Old Navy and Athleta to refresh their wardrobes for summer, the company said. Gap’s namesake banner in North Amer...

CNBC
June 1, 2021

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